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Daily Voting News For June 26, 2008

Daily Voting News For June 26, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Ohio counties were required, in the March primary, by the SOS, to have paper ballots on hand, at each polling place, for any voter who wanted to use them and in case there were problems with DRE voting machines. Secretary Brunner wants the same thing for the general election. The difference may be that counties will have to actually ensure those ballots are at the precincts and that the voters are told they have an option. The Ohio Association of Election Officials is making excuses for those counties that do not already have paper ballots and they are fighting any directives from the SOS....

  • Featured Article : OH: Do voters need to be told paper's an option? LINK
  • Colorado: Logan County - Clerk’s office gearing up for 2008 elections LINK
  • Florida: Press Release - Court Declines to Block Florida’s No-Match No-Vote Law LINK
  • Minnesota: Council: Divide the question LINK
  • North Carolina: Instant runoff voting raises concerns LINK
  • North Carolina: Labor commissioner runoff cost $55 a vote
    Instant runoff voting would provide better, cheaper result LINK
  • Ohio: Editorial - Winning Back Trust of Voters LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Centre County - Voting machine decision looms LINK
  • Texas: Committee weighs risks, benefits of electronic voting machines
    Fla. 'vote-flipping' programmer voices doubts about tool LINK

  • **"Daily Voting News" is meant as a comprehensive listing of reports each day concerning issues related to election and voting news around the country regardless of quality or political slant. Therefore, items listed in "Daily Voting News" may not reflect the opinions of VotersUnite.Org or Scoop.**

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    John Gideon
    Co-Executive Director
    VotersUnite.Org
    www.votersunite.org

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